Main ingredients: hemp (sour) and prawns.

For 4 people.

This is a traditional recipe. But very tasty and delicious to eat. This recipe is  famous in ANDHRA.

HEMP AND PRAWNS RECIPE SERVING BOWL

HEMP AND PRAWNS RECIPE SERVING BOWL

INGREDIENTS:

  1. Prawns: 1 kg. (de shelled and neatly washed).
  2. Hemp- 2-3 medium sized bunches (plucked and neatly washed).
  3. Oil- 2-3 tbsp.
  4. Water-  ½ cup.
  5. Salt- to taste.
  6. Red chilly powder- 1 ½ tbsp.
  7. Turmeric powder-2 pinches.
  8. Coriander leaves- 3-4 sprigs. (chopped).
  9. Onion- 1 medium (chopped).
  10. Green chillies-4 (chopped).
  11. Ginger garlic paste- ½ tsp. (optional).

FOR TEMPERING:/tadaka/ taalimpu.

  1. dry red chillies- 2-4 (de seed and tear).
  2. Garlic cloves- 3 (slightly crushed).
  3. Mustard seeds/ ria/ aavaalu- 1 tsp.
  4. Split black gram (skin less)/ urad dal/ minappappu- 1tsp.
  5. Cumin seeds/ jeera/ jeelakarra- 1 tsp.
  6. Curry leaves- 2 strings.

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS:

To make prawns preparation, heat 1tbsp of

oil in a vessel on low flame. Add ginger garlic paste and sauté. Add prawns along with little much of salt and ½ tsp. of red chilli powder. Cover with lid and simmer for about 5- 10 minutes or till the prawns are almost cooked. keep aside.

preparation of hemp and prawns recipe

preparation of hemp and prawns recipe

To make hemp preparation: in a pressure cooker, place plucked hemp, chopped onion, chopped green chilies, salt, turmeric powder,  water and chopped coriander leaves and  pressure cook up to 4-5 whistles. Wait until the pressure is released. Mash the hemp mixture with ladle (till the mixture turn to course paste). Now add this to the cooked prawns mixture and mix well and cook with -out lid for 5- 10 minutes. Keep aside.

hemp and prawns recipe preparation

hemp and prawns recipe preparation

To make tempering, heat oil in small frying pan, add slightly crushed garlic cloves, cumin seeds, split black gram, Bengal gram and red chillies and let them splutter. Add curry leaves and turn off flame and add this to the hemp and prawn mixture and combine.

hemp and prawns recipe preparation

hemp and prawns recipe preparation

serve hot with rice or roti.

SABITHA..

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